Topic: Internal Revenue Service
Three IRS rulings the rulings will lower the tax burden for many same-sex couples. But the changes don’t address a host of other ways in which same-sex couples face less-favorable tax treatment.
06/10/2010 01:47 pm
Rand Paul’s simplistic assertions neglect the blood-soaked reality of the fight for civil rights.
05/26/2010 11:53 am
A new far-reaching anthropological study on dual-earner families demonstrates how differently economists work from other social scientists.
05/24/2010 07:09 pm
Americans could be owed $33 billion in unclaimed money, such as forgotten bank accounts. The money per account is usually small, but the search process has become easier with the Internet.
05/13/2010 05:36 pm
President Obama is 'spreading the wealth,' that is, taxing the rich and redistributing the wealth. Good policy or heavy-handed intrusion?
05/03/2010 05:13 pm
At the University of Michigan today, Obama took a shot at the fiery anti-government rhetoric dominating the nation's political debate. But calls for civility can come at a cost.
05/01/2010 03:01 pm
Don Alexander, IRS Commissioner during the Nixon and Ford Administrations, argued passionately that the IRS’s job is to collect tax revenues, and not administer social programs. That conflict is at the root of the controversy that 47 percent of Americans owed no income tax in 2009.
04/22/2010 12:27 pm
Americans observed the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing Monday. Some believe that the extremist political climate in which the bomber, Timothy McVeigh, operated is resurging.
04/19/2010 04:02 pm
Whew! You've filed your 2009 tax return, but it's not too early to think about 2010. Personal-finance experts say this is a year to plan for some significant tax changes on the horizon.
04/15/2010 08:29 pm
The tax day 'tea party' in Washington felt like a party indeed, with protesters almost joyful on a summery day where they accused administration officials of treason and rallied for GOOOH.
04/15/2010 07:58 pm